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, effectively fire elected officials. then "detropia." and looks at post industrial detroit and its struggle to survive. >> i am out there at 8:00, 7:30. i don't be late for anyone. what am i to do when all i have is the bus? please, please, don't take our transportation away. >> we will also look at the obama administration support for indefinite detention at home and abroad with logger marcy wheeler here in grand rapids. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting from grand rapids, michigan. the occupy wall street of the celebrated its first anniversary on monday with actions in new york city and other cities across the country. in manhattan, protesters tried to block access to the new york stock exchange by erecting a people's wall. >> today is occupy wall street's birthday, and we are celebrating. we are rising above all of the corruption and police brutality that has happened already. i, myself, had never in all my 57 years seen anything like zuccotti park. i personally have been waiting for
the city is not doing, something the landlord is not doing. i see this in detroit, where i see grandmothers refusing to leave their homes, lying down in the offices of their mortgage companies, saying i am not leaving. people in chatanooga say they are not leaving this public housing unit. we are seeing this in chicago with the teachers' strike. that is one of the hotbeds of direct action. we see incredible work by the chicago anti eviction campaign, other homeless communities, saying we do not recognize the bank's ownership of these vacant houses. bank of america cannot just slap a sign on behalf of the homes in our neighborhood and say you cannot go in, where more and more people are being displaced by the capitalist system. they are going in and taking these places over, creating not just a place to live, but we're creating something that should not be owned by the bank's right now. >> sarah, did you know you're part of a larger movement, as you were organizing a rent strike in your building? >> organizing a rent strike in the building, it was not easy, knocking on every one store. -- ev
of alabama, in harlem, in chicago, detroit, philadelphia and all over this nation, the black masses are on the march for jobs and freedom. they're talking about slow down and stop. we will not stop. all of the forces of eastland, barnett, wallace, and thurmond will not stop this revolution. if we do not get meaningful legislation out of this congress, the time will come when we will not confine our march into washington. we will march through the south, through the streets of jackson, through the streets of danville, through the streets of cambridge, through the streets of birmingham. but we will march with the spirit of love and with the spirit of dignity that we have shown here today. by the forces of our demands, our determination and our numbers, we shall splinter the segregated south into a thousand pieces, put them together in the image of god and democracy. we must say, "wake up, america! wake up!" for we cannot stop, and we will not and cannot be patient. amy goodman: that remarkable speech that you gave on august 28th, 1963. you were the youngest speaker at the march on was
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